Tag Archives: colors

Alluring Butterfly

  Softly, gently, you alight. You hover over blossoms so fragrant. Flitting to and fro as if trying to decide which flowers hold the best-kept secrets. If you could speak, I wonder what you might tell of your day’s work? … Continue reading

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Falling Leaves

Enjoying the last few fall days before the onslaught of winter white covering the ground, I came across a beautiful area in downtown with colorful fall leaves as if waiting for my photograph. Record-breaking temperatures beckoned people outdoors to bask … Continue reading

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Boo! Happy Halloween!

  Growing up in rural Western Massachusetts, I recall my father raking the leaves into huge piles in late fall and good-naturedly allowing us to jump into the piles. With rosy red cheeks, we went into the kitchen to get … Continue reading

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Nature’s Overture

Abundant, vibrant, ever-changing hues. First warm and welcoming, then desolate, harsh, cold, blustery, and cruel. Why I wonder? This dichotomy of death on a sweltering, hot summer day as birds sing and nurture their young is so heartrending. Why? Trying, … Continue reading

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Nature Changes Clothes

Snow fell along the lake this April morning as I walked and observed nature in its frozen glory. Birds above carried on conversations with one another. Lots of flooding and displaced ducks and geese tried to decide where to alight … Continue reading

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